PHOTOS: Sunshine and celebrations for Canada Day

A look at how Canadians across B.C. and Alta. celebrated their country

  • Jul. 2, 2017 5:00 p.m.

Some could say it’s next to impossible to get tired of celebrating Canada.

Here’s a look at how the country rang in the 150th birthday of their country on Saturday and Sunday.

Castlegar Fire Department hung a giant Canadian flag from the extended ladder of the new truck at Millennium Park on Canada Day. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

The floats were both big and small at the Parksville Canada Day 150 parade, but all decked out in red and white, with hundreds of people lined up to watch on Saturday, July 1. (Lauren Collins/Parksville Qualicum Beach News)

Hundreds of people showed up to a Cannabis Culture rally at Thornton Park on Canada Day. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

The public had the chance to tour the HMCS Edmonton ship over the Canada Day long weekend. (Karly Blats/Alberni Valley News)

Bagpipers play for spectators in the Canada Day Parade. (Karly Blats/Alberni Valley News)

Peyton Stevens, 6, gets her face painted at the Chilliwack Community Arts Council booth. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

 

Lots of local kids decorated their bikes for the Canada Day parade in Revelstoke. (Alex Cooper/Revelstoke Review)

MLA Dan Ashton gives four-year-old Michael Gilbert a piece of the Canada Day cup cake at the ceremonies at Gyro Park. (Mark Brett/Penticton Western News)

Flyin’ Phil St. Luke drums his way down Craig Street during Parksville’s Canada Day 150 parade on Saturday. (Lauren Collin/Parksville Qualicum Beach News)

Just Posted

Port Renfrew gets $89,000 grant to build staircase, trail

Rural Dividend grant awarded by province

Island champion volleyball team heads for provincials Wednesday

What Oak Bay High lacks in volleyball experience the make up for in athleticism and competitiveness

Duncan man faces numerous charges following Sooke Rd. crash

RCMP found alcohol and a loaded hand gun at the scene

UPDATED: Humboldt bike lanes next in Victoria’s Biketoria plan

Public input sought on new designs; protected two-way, shared lanes being considered

Smouldering U-Haul snarls Pat Bay traffic

Afternoon commuters were reduced to one northbound lane after a U-Haul cube… Continue reading

Victoria Royals giving a boost to fund inspired by Tragically Hip singer

Downie Wenjack Fund recipient of funds raised starting at tonight’s WHL game vs. Seattle

BC Ferries vehicle traffic last summer was best ever

CEO says positive results reduce future pressure on fares

Dead rats on doorstep greets Summerland mayor

Two rodents have been delivered to Peter Waterman’s doorstep

False killer whale ‘Chester’ dies at Vancouver Aquarium

He was found stranded near Tofino in July 2014 and only had a 10 per cent chance of making it at the time

Panda picks Argonauts for the win

Giant panda at the Toronto Zoo picks Argos to win Grey Cup on Sunday

Black Friday fervour wanes as some consumers, retailers shun practice

Some businesses are choosing to opt out, while some shoppers are turning to buying online

Stay safe on B.C. roads this holiday season

RCMP warn drivers to plan a safe ride home or suffer the consequences this holiday season

Trudeau apologizes to excluded residential school students

PM makes statement to former students in Nfld who were left out of previous compensation, apology

Most Read